Georgia’s first lady Sandra Deal shakes hands with Lake Joy Elementary School fifth-grader Harsh Patel. Deal, visited the school in Warner Robins on Tuesday as part of a statewide campaign focusing on school bus safety. With a new school year underway, Deal is working with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety and the Department of Education’s transportation office to educate motorists on how to drive safely as they share the roads with school buses and how to watch for children entering and exiting buses. The education campaign includes a warning that drivers who illegally pass a school bus can be cited and fined. More than 1 million children in Georgia ride a bus home from school on an average afternoon, according to information from the highway safety office.
Georgia’s first lady Sandra Deal shakes hands with Lake Joy Elementary School fifth-grader Harsh Patel. Deal, visited the school in Warner Robins on Tuesday as part of a statewide campaign focusing on school bus safety. With a new school year underway, Deal is working with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety and the Department of Education’s transportation office to educate motorists on how to drive safely as they share the roads with school buses and how to watch for children entering and exiting buses. The education campaign includes a warning that drivers who illegally pass a school bus can be cited and fined. More than 1 million children in Georgia ride a bus home from school on an average afternoon, according to information from the highway safety office. Woody Marshall wmarshall@macon.com
Georgia’s first lady Sandra Deal shakes hands with Lake Joy Elementary School fifth-grader Harsh Patel. Deal, visited the school in Warner Robins on Tuesday as part of a statewide campaign focusing on school bus safety. With a new school year underway, Deal is working with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety and the Department of Education’s transportation office to educate motorists on how to drive safely as they share the roads with school buses and how to watch for children entering and exiting buses. The education campaign includes a warning that drivers who illegally pass a school bus can be cited and fined. More than 1 million children in Georgia ride a bus home from school on an average afternoon, according to information from the highway safety office. Woody Marshall wmarshall@macon.com

Georgia’s first lady talks school bus safety

August 21, 2016 02:31 PM